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congressional staffer , broadcaster

Leslie Wilson Higbie, American Broadcaster, congressional staffer. Founding sponsor, Executive Board member Taylor Run Citizens Association, Alexandria, Virginia, 1954-1957. Captain United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1944, various overseas combat zones. Member Chevy Chase Club, Lake Sunapee Yacht Club. M C.

Background

Higbie, Leslie Wilson was born on October 30, 1914 in Morris, Minnesota, United States. Son of Edgar Creighton and Nellie May (Leslie) Higbie.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Illinois, 1937. Postgraduate, George Washington University. Postgraduate, American University.

Career

News broadcaster, various radio stations, eastern United States, 1938-1947;correspondent, Mutual Network Washington Bureau, 1947-1959;freelance writer and broadcaster, various networks, Washington, 1959-1964;special assistant, Congressman William S. Moorhead, Pennsylvania, 1965-1966;press secretary, Sen. Eugene McCarthy, 1967-1971;with, United States Information Agency Voice of America, Washington, 1971-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: booklet on Gerontology Research, National Institute on Aging.

Membership

Founding sponsor, Executive Board member Taylor Run Citizens Association, Alexandria, Virginia, 1954-1957. Captain United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1944, various overseas combat zones. Member Chevy Chase Club, Lake Sunapee Yacht Club. M C.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Blood Rock, May 26, 1979.

father:
Edgar Creighton Higbie

mother:
Nellie May (Leslie) Higbie

spouse:
Elizabeth Blood Rock